Dermatology

  1. Research article

    Critically appraised topic on adverse food reactions of companion animals (4): can we diagnose adverse food reactions in dogs and cats with in vivo or in vitro tests?

    The gold standard to diagnose adverse food reactions (AFRs) in the dog and cat is currently an elimination diet with subsequent provocation trials. However, those trials are inconvenient and client compliance ...

    Ralf S. Mueller and Thierry Olivry

    BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:275

    Published on: 30 August 2017

  2. Research article

    Field evaluation of the efficacy of Mycobacterium bovis BCG vaccine against tuberculosis in goats

    Control of animal tuberculosis (TB) through vaccination has emerged as a long-term strategy to complement test and slaughter control strategy. A pilot trial under field conditions was conducted in a goat herd ...

    Enric Vidal, Claudia Arrieta-Villegas, Miriam Grasa, Irene Mercader, Mariano Domingo and Bernat Pérez de Val

    BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:252

    Published on: 17 August 2017

  3. Research article

    Effects of topical insulin on second-intention wound healing in the red-eared slider turtle (Trachemys scripta elegans) – a controlled study

    Compared with mammals, wound healing in reptiles is characterized by reduced wound contraction and longer healing times. The aim of this study is to describe the clinical and histopathological effects of topic...

    Joao Negrini, Elena Mozos, Alejandro Escamilla, José Pérez, Rosario Lucena, Rafael Guerra and Pedro J. Ginel

    BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:160

    Published on: 6 June 2017

  4. Research article

    The effect of color type on early wound healing in farmed mink (Neovison vison)

    Individual differences of mink, including color type, are speculated to affect the course of wound healing, thereby impacting wound assessment and management on the farms, as well as the assessment of wounds i...

    A. Jespersen, H. E. Jensen, J. F. Agger, P. M. H. Heegaard, P. Damborg, B. Aalbæk and A. S. Hammer

    BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:135

    Published on: 22 May 2017

  5. Research article

    Gross and histopathological evaluation of human inflicted bruises in Danish slaughter pigs

    Human inflicted bruises in slaughter pigs are hampering animal welfare, are an infringement of the animal protection act, and are a focus of public attention. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the g...

    Kristiane Barington, Jens Frederik Gramstrup Agger, Søren Saxmose Nielsen, Kristine Dich-Jørgensen and Henrik Elvang Jensen

    BMC Veterinary Research 2016 12:247

    Published on: 8 November 2016

  6. Methodology article

    An in vitro method to test the safety and efficacy of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) in the healing of a canine skin model

    Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) has been used clinically as a treatment modality for a variety of medical conditions including wound-healing processes. It is an attractive and emerging method to enhance wound h...

    Dominique Gagnon, Thomas W.G. Gibson, Ameet Singh, Alex R. zur Linden, Jaimie E. Kazienko and Jonathan LaMarre

    BMC Veterinary Research 2016 12:73

    Published on: 8 April 2016

  7. Research article

    Bioequivalence study between two formulations of ciclosporin A (Cyclavance® oral solution and Atopica® soft capsules) following a single oral administration to dogs

    Ciclosporin is a selective immunomodulator used for the treatment of atopic dermatitis in dogs. A new 100 mg/ml oral solution formulation (Cyclavance®, Virbac) was developed as a pharmaceutical equivalent to the ...

    C. Navarro, L. Séguy, M. Vila and P. Birckel

    BMC Veterinary Research 2016 12:54

    Published on: 12 March 2016